Pond Cove Elementary School

  • Pond Cove Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pond Cove Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pond Cove Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

  • Pond Cove Elementary School's student population of 538 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pond Cove Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pond Cove Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank#8 out of 523 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
90%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.190.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCape Elizabeth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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